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Shuvalov's "secret howitzer"

Shuvalov's "secret howitzer"

Thanks to the improvement of the technology of making guns, Russian gunsmiths created a new howitzer. The idea belongs to General Feldzheichmeister Count P.I.Shuvalov. And the gunsmiths brought it to life ...
US Civil War ammunition

US Civil War ammunition

Transitional gun ammunition: from smoothbore Napoleons to the rifled guns of Whitworth, Parrott and Griffen ...
The most popular caliber of the North and South

The most popular caliber of the North and South

What was this weapon massively used by both sides of the conflict? Caliber 3,0 inches (76 mm). The gun barrel weighed 820 pounds (371,9 kg), and fired a shell weighing 9,5 pounds (4,3 kg) ...
Cannons of Tredegar and the Noble Brothers

Cannons of Tredegar and the Noble Brothers

In the United States, there is a national registry of surviving artillery pieces of the Civil War era, which records all the guns that have survived to this day, their locations and surviving numbers and hallmarks ...
TOS-2 "Tosochka": from tests to series

TOS-2 "Tosochka": from tests to series

Not so long ago, for the first time, the TOS-2 Tosochka new heavy flamethrower system was openly shown. Now the details of the work, the current stage of the project and plans for the future become known ...
Cannons of Brooke and Viard

Cannons of Brooke and Viard

Brook's guns were structurally simple. They had a conical muzzle and a cylindrical breech. The trunks were made of cast iron. Viard has developed two unique guns that could become ...
Guerrilla missiles: Grad-P light reactive system

Guerrilla missiles: Grad-P light reactive system

One of the most interesting results of Soviet-Vietnamese military cooperation was the Grad-P product. It was a light reactive system, unified with a full-sized MLRS "Grad" ...
"The parrot gun." Man and his instrument

"The parrot gun." Man and his instrument

A story about the guns of Robert Parker Parrott. October 1, 1861, he patented the design of the gun, which had a wrought iron bandage worn on its breech. A unique feature ...
Bars-8MMK: mortar without mortar

Bars-8MMK: mortar without mortar

Ukraine has created a new self-propelled mortar and now cannot use it. All the Bars-8MMK vehicles built are idle idle and have unclear prospects ...
Faceted bore gun

Faceted bore gun

Antique cannon with a bore of the barrel channel. What kind of gun is this, who created it? ...